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Sewing
Started by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Anyone on here crafty? Love making bags at the moment

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Yes custard,I made all the dresses for my daughters,made Wedding cakes,made my own clothes many years ago.All the family bring clothes that need repairing & I enjoy it.What kind of bags are you making ?

Posted by: momac (8870)  Report abuse
Yes custard,I've knit jumpers crocheted christening gowns,made my
Daughters wedding cake,birthday cakes,and paint in oils..I love anything
that involves using my hands..I too would love to know what type of bag
you're making.

Posted by: Anne (3316)  Report abuse
Me to custard.... I was going mention the two ladies above also Kevan, model railways, cordy line, woodworking. I enjoy knitting, sewing, greetings card making and anything I am pretty sure I can achieve successfully.

Posted by: momac (8870)  Report abuse
I love sewing but have given it up because every time I start to use it ,it
goes haywire,my S.I.L could use it,no problem,I even get shocks on
escalator hand rails,got shocks from nylon clothes when I was nursing,had
shocks from cookers..I used to love my old little Singer sewing machine,I of
course had none of that.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
Yes. Not so much now as I used too. I made all my daughter's clothes and knitwear when they were young. Not good enough when they discovered designer clothes though 😂😂😂
Like Nanajacqui, I still do alterations and repairs. I even had to put a new zip into a side panel for a gazebo last year 😂

Posted by: momac (8870)  Report abuse
Custard,we're all dying to know what type of bag you're making.

Posted by: lectriclegs (3230) Report abuse

Posted by: cordyline (4501)   Report abuse

Posted by: ann-spam (3238)  Report abuse
Dont keep us in suspence custard .

Posted by: berylh (1624) Report abuse
momac I remember well the static shocks when making beds. They were shocking

Posted by: momac (8870)  Report abuse
Beryl's,there used to sparks flying through the air when we took the old
folks underwear off,I used to get some awful shocks from the bed rails..and
nobody would come near me for five or ten minutes after.

Posted by: berylh (1624) Report abuse
Car door handles are the ones that get to me now, have to use a bit of cloth to hold on. Glad it's not as bad as yours

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Sorry.forgot about this thread.
I have made quite a few tote shopping bags..Also I,very made a couple of 3 pocket bags by Debbie shore.
A couple of drestes for my grandaughter and hair bows.
Plus a quilt made out of home made jelly rolls
Only been sewing for a few months but love it.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
I used to love creating stuff. Not so much now. But enjoy what you are creating, custard, it gives a lot of satisfaction.👍🏼

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
It does Jathbee...I love it...
When I have time to look how to post pics again..I.ll post a few. .

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
You do that. I would like to see what you create

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Thankyou..

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Nice to see nasty jathbee crawling.

Posted by: mindar (661) Report abuse
basil brush on a sewing post.Well I never Crafty basil brush. What do you make?

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
But am I talking about crafting????

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Mindar he makes trouble

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Says the nasty person, who with the rest of the cowardly gang, put poor custard through the eye of a needle.

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Not put pics on here for yonks so if you want have a look nana at a few things I've made ..have a peep on my fb page till I figure out again how to use photobucket..

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Oh you're so talented they're lovely,you could start a little business,is the dress for a baby or a doll?Well done Julie

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Keep it up, you've a long way to go

Posted by: mindar (661) Report abuse
I posted about picture posting custard

Picture posting Havent got round to posting my pics yet

Posted by: basil brush (9667)7,500+ Report abuse

Keep it up, you've a long way to go

Replied: 5th Jun 2018 at 19:39

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Julie's using her phone,will she be able to put photos on that way,I said someone will help

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Looked at photobucket and you now have to pay..
Any links anywhere to put pics on here free?
Thanks in advance.

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Ps..Thanks Nana. .

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
So ITS JULIE now

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Basil..Thanks alot for your concern but I have met nana and she wasn't sure if it was me who was posting..
Now she knows it's me.

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Nobody deserves to be treated like that, her and the other keyboard warriors, could have left it but no.

These are why less people are posting.

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
I understand they were a bit harsh but it's sorted now and I stood my ground until it was sorted out..
Again thankyou and it's fine now.

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
They was only harsh because they were in a gang and behind a keyboard.

Posted by: lectriclegs (3230) Report abuse
Give it a rest Walshy.

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Late tonight, aren't we?????????

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Your more forgiving than me, custard.

Posted by: lectriclegs (3230) Report abuse
I'v been having a life.

Try it sometime.

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Bin sorting tuther site out

Posted by: lectriclegs (3230) Report abuse
Nah, That place sorts itself out.

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
Is that's why you spend so much time on here, or does EQ look after it.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
Back to topic. Custard. Why don't you do a craft stall and sell your goods.

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Good idea

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
When I improve my sewing skills I have a friend who has her own craft stall..
At the moment I.m just having a bit of fun in my spare time..

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
Good. Nothing wrong in turning your newly found skills into a little money.

Posted by: jarvo (28327)  Report abuse
Groveller...

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
😂 😂 😂

Backtracked again

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
😴😴😴

Posted by: tonker (19397)   Report abuse
I've got a good industrial sewing machine for sale, if anybody's interested. It's a Brother. Like This One.
It's not cheap, laaaaike!

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
What have you been sewing on that Tonker..

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
Tonker. It is a very good sewing machine but as you said industrial.
It isn't much use to someone who is creating craft items.
Domestic machines are multi purpose and do far more than lockstitch.
That machine you have for sale is the workhorse of the sewing industry and no fashion, household, car interior etc could be put together without one.
There are a myriad of specialised industrial machines that do a lot of other fancy things but the domestic sewing machine has them all rolled into one.

Posted by: tonker (19397)   Report abuse
Yes, we have a programmable one in our blind factory that was very, very expensive. It can do loads of things, but it never does, it only ever makes drapes for vertical blinds!

That one for sale was bought as a spare, but has never been used!

Posted by: momac (8870)  Report abuse
I have a nice electric machine that works for everyone else,but the
minute I use it it goes bananas..same with a few leccy goods....hubby says
I need earthing,I should use a treadle Singer one.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
In that case I would still keep the lockstitch as backup, Tonker, it only does one job but is reliable and is very unlikely to let you down.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
Sounds like it Momac . Try wearing wellies when you use it.

I used at treadle machine in my very young years in the sewing industry, very hard work when you are sewing all day. Then they electrified them, my what a difference.

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
I.m only at the beginner stage..
I have a Janome..
Lovely machine and does what I need at the moment..

Posted by: elizabeth (5346)  Report abuse
I USED TO KNIT DINNER TABLECLOTHES 4 YDS LONG BY 3 YDS WIDE IN 60,S CROCHET COTTON THERE WAS 1,4 HUNDRED STITCHES TO A ROW, I ONLY MADE 2 0NE FOR MYSELF AND ONE FOR A VERY SPECIAL WEDDING PRESENT, OTHER DESIGNS I ADE WERE ALWAYS OVER 1,THOUSAND STITCHES ,I USED TO BUT THE PATTERS UP THE ARCADE IN LORD ST SOUTHPORT CANNO REMEMBER ITS NAME, ALSO ONE A SILVER TROPY FOR MOST OUTSTANDIN EXIHIBIT IN KNITTING AT THE HANDYCRAFT SHOW THEY USED TO HAVE IN THE BANDSTAND IN WIGAN PARK I AM TALKING ABOUT 1953/55 CANNOT REMEMBER EXACT DATE, DOES ANYONE MY AGE REMEMBER THE GARDEN SHWS THERE

Posted by: momac (8870)  Report abuse
I remember the garden shows Elizabeth,in 1976 an art teacher put my
painting of Mona Lisa there..I wonder what year they ended.

Posted by: madamehmurray (6077)   Report abuse
I made shorts and apron as a kid. I love making purses only made one. My aunt and gram would get us into crafty stuff I know how to graft a tree. I was in 4 h as.a.kid.

Posted by: madamehmurray (6077)   Report abuse
I made shorts and apron as a kid. I love making purses only made one. My aunt and gram would get us into crafty stuff I know how to graft a tree. I was in 4 h as.a.kid.

Posted by: tonker (19397)   Report abuse
Well, I used to have a 4H pencil an' I bet you never!

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Tonker!

Posted by: tonker (19397)   Report abuse
What?

Posted by: custard (6903)   Report abuse
Weirdo. ..
Forgot how to post pics or I.d retaliate.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
I don't know if anyone remembers the Summer shows in Mesnes park, I think they started in the 1950's.
At the time our school was entered in competition in some sections of the show.

Our year was entered into the baking section and my bread rolls got a 1st. because my Baps rose bigger than everyone else's 😂

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Haha too much information jath,tickled me that

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse

Posted by: mindar (661) Report abuse
I'm currently making some trays from old picture frames. Never done this sort of thing before.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
Very nice and very inventive too. 👍🏼

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Very nice & useful

Posted by: momac (8870)  Report abuse
Clever you,that's very artistic.

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
I'm sick 🤮 of seeing old bags.

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
😴😴😴

Posted by: basil brush (9981) Report abuse
There everywhere

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
💩👃🏽👃🏽👃🏽😂😂😂

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse
Custard I've enjoyed reading this thread,most real men are watching football

Posted by: jathbee (9027) Report abuse
Indeed Nanajacqui. Still he is an old woman. 👵🏻

Posted by: nanajacqui (1435)  Report abuse

 
 
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